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Details for Patent: 5,897,031

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Patent 5,897,031 protects AVAGARD and is included in one NDA.

This patent has twelve patent family members in seven countries.

Summary for Patent: 5,897,031

Title: Dispenser for antimicrobial liquids
Abstract:A dispenser for dispensing products such as liquid antimicrobials is described. The dispenser includes a bracket/actuator assembly and a container assembly. The dispenser includes a novel mechanism for attaching the container assembly to the bracket/actuator assembly and also includes a novel valve assembly.
Inventor(s): Wirt; David F. (Prescott, WI), Foslien; Floyd L. (Troy Township, WI)
Assignee: Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (St. Paul, MN)
Application Number:08/668,198
Patent Claim Types:
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Device; Use;
Patent Metrics:
Source: PatentQuant.com
Field: Handling
Back Citations: 77th percentile
Forward Citations: 11th percentile

Applicant Tradename Generic Name Dosage NDA Approval Date Type RLD Patent No. Patent Expiration Product Substance Delist Req. Patented / Exclusive Use
alcohol; chlorhexidine gluconate
SOLUTION;TOPICAL021074-001Jun 7, 2001OTCYes5,897,031► subscribe
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International Patent Family for Patent: 5,897,031

Country Document Number Estimated Expiration Supplementary Protection Certificate SPC Country SPC Expiration
Germany69723836► subscribe
European Patent Office0904722► subscribe
European Patent Office0906049► subscribe
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